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Tom's Restaurant - A Documentary About Everything (2014)

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Tom's Restaurant in New York City: Seinfeld, Suzanne Vega, NASA, Columbia University and much more... Documentary about Tom's Restaurant, in Morningside Heights - Manhattan. Owners, clientele & pop culture references.

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Tom's Restaurant is a diner located at 2880 Broadway (on the corner of 112th Street) in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City. Frequented by artists, musicians, comedians, students and faculty of nearby Columbia University, it has been owned and operated by the Greek-American family of Minas Zoulis since the 1940s. Tom's Restaurant was the locale that inspired Suzanne Vega's 1987 song "Tom's Diner". Later, its exterior became famous worldwide thanks to the popular sitcom Seinfeld, since Jerry Seinfeld's eponymous character and his friends regularly gathered to eat and chat at the diner, de facto placing Tom's Restaurant in living rooms all over the world and in the hearts of million of people, who maybe never even crossed its doors. Until today. When President Barack Obama was a student at Columbia, he frequently used to eat at Tom's Restaurant, and Senator John McCain often ate at Tom's when he visited his daughter Meghan when she was a student at ... Written by Anonymous

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New York has many hidden treasures. This documentary is dedicated to bring you some of them.


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